#FreeDarik Protest, April 22, 1-3pm pt at Riverside DA’s office, 3960 Orange Ave. Riverside CA. Darik Schaaf is a young Black man with no criminal record who was arrested after a mental health crisis. Instead of allowing Darik to enter the mental health diversion program as recommended, District Attorney Mike Hestrin is pursuing a lengthy prison sentence for him. Join us as we march for justice. #DisabledandPunished. Sponsored by Crip Justice, Riverside All of Us or None and the Justice Table. And sign the petition for Darik’s release here.
Israeli Police Shooting of Mentally Ill Man Reflects Years-long Pattern of Neglect
Read More »
Although an interministerial committee to improve law enforcement preparedness for interacting with people with disabilities was established almost three years ago, police officials and mental